Blue Knob Nos 30, 31, 32 Prospects

The Blue Knob Nos 30, 31, 32 Prospects is a silver, copper, iron, platinum, and gold mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona at an elevation of 1,601 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Blue Knob Nos 30, 31, 32 Prospects  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation: 1,601 Feet (488 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver, Copper, Iron, Platinum, Gold

Lat, Long: 33.61389, -112.84806

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Blue Knob Nos 30, 31, 32 Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Blue Knob Nos 30, 31, 32 Prospects


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper
Primary: Iron
Primary: Platinum
Primary: Gold


Location

State: Arizona
County: Maricopa
District: Osborn District


Land Status

Land ownership: Federal
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: UNKNOWN


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chrysocolla


Comments

Comment (Location): LOCATION IS INDICATED ON MAP BY SHAFT SYMBOL AND SEVERAL SMALL WORKINGS SYMBOLS INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1964)

Comment (Commodity): UNABLE TO FIND SOURCE OF PGE DATA (1991); SOURCE PRESUMED TO BE BLM REFERENCE

Comment (Deposit): SHAFT AND PROSPECT SYMBOLS INDICATE A LODE DEPOSIT, BUT TYPE IS UNKNOWN. OSBORNE DISTRICT IS SHOWN BY KEITH AND OTHERS (1983) TO CONTAIN PRIMARILY PB-ZN-AG VEINS OR REPLACEMENTS WITH APPRECIABLE CU AND AU PRODUCTION.

Comment (Workings): SHAFT SYMBOL ON MAP

Comment (Deposit): NO FURTHER INFORMATION OR REFERENCE FOUND. (1981) ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT


References

Reference (Deposit): KEITH, S.B., GEST, D.E., DEWITT, ED, TOLL, N.W., AND EVERSON, B.A., 1983, METALLIC MINERAL DISTRICTS AND PRODUCTION IN ARIZONA: ARIZONA BUREAU OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL TECHNOLOGY BULLETIN 194, P. 12, 40-41.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, DISTRICT SHEET 307


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